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Friedrich Wöhler

Friedrich Wöhler FRS HFRSE was a German chemist. He is known for his work in inorganic chemistry, being the first to isolate numerous chemical elements. He is also known for work in organic chemistry, in particular the Wöhler synthesis of urea. The Life and Work of Friedrich Wöhler by Robin Keen is considered to be "the first detailed scientific biography" of Wöhler... Read More

Born31 July 1800
Eschersheim, Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel, Holy Roman Empire
Died23 September 1882 (aged 82)
Göttingen, German Empire
NationalityGerman
FieldsOrganic chemistry
Biochemistry
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